270 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2004-09-27 Indoor Air Pollution has become a major topic in environmental research and health. Most people spend more than 80\% of their time in buildings and are exposed to a broad range of pollutants from indoor sources such as building materials, furniture, carpets and textiles, heating and cooking, household and consume...[Read More]
240 pages , Springer , 2014-07-22 A comprehensive analysis of how European development policy was shaped, this book explores the role of former colonial officials in shaping the policy agenda and explores this example of 'recycled empire.' Dimier argues that this post-colonial agenda only changed as a result of pressure from the OECD and World Bank in the 1980s and 1990s...[Read More]
574 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2009-03-05 This book discusses advanced statistical methods that can be used to analyse ecological data. Most environmental collected data are measured repeatedly over time, or space and this requires the use of GLMM or GAMM methods. The book starts by revising regression, additive modelling, GAM and GLM, and then discusses...[Read More]
184 pages , Earthscan / James & James , 2000-06 This third book in the Corporate Environmental Management series examines the sorts of strategies which companies can put into place to make their performance more consistent with the concept of sustainable development - taking into account the impacts of free trade and globalization. The book: Tackles the nature of the int...[Read More]
288 pages , Princeton University Press , 2017-06-06 An authoritative and accessible introduction to the concepts and tools needed to make ecology a more predictive science Ecologists are being asked to respond to unprecedented environmental challenges. How can they provide the best available scientific information about what will happen in the future? Ecological Forecast...[Read More]
348 pages , Springer , 2008-11-04 Most of the Earth’s biosphere is characterized by low temperatures. Vast areas (>20\%) of the soil ecosystem are permanently frozen or are unfrozen for only a few weeks in summer. Permafrost regions occur at high latitudes and also at high ele- tions; a significant part of the global permafrost area is represented by mountains. Permafr...[Read More]
280 pages , Palgrave Macmillan , 2010-01-05 Discusses the geopolitical implications of climate change, water scarcity, and storm intensification, suggesting ways that these changes may start wars and doom states.
2013-05-15T07:00:00Z Book presents scientific information that hobbyists can use to set up and maintain successful planted freshwater aquaria. Book contains practical tips using a question-and-answer format in boxes scattered throughout the text. Although the author prefers "low-tech" methods, she lays out the science that underlies all methods. The author shows that hobbyists can creat...[Read More]
2018-01-01T08:00:00Z What are these tasty critters? In North Carolina, we call them crayfish, or more popularly, "crawdads." In Cajun Country, the folks down here call them "Louisiana Shrimp." The Mississippi and its delta are overflowing with them. Together with "Cajun Music," they are the two things that set New Orleans apart from all the rest.
2018-06-05T07:00:00Z This publication is a radical departure from my previous twenty publications. It emphasizes the multimedia necessary it see, hear and feel all the homes and flowers of the incredible spring gardens of Virginia and the Carolinas. The only option not available to the reader is smelling and touching.
The research on site for this publication proved such a f...[Read More]